Figurative in the News

How Artists Interpreted the Transformation of Paris into a City of Light - Hyperallergic

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 19:33

Hyperallergic

How Artists Interpreted the Transformation of Paris into a City of Light
Hyperallergic
The city's increasingly abundant industrialized light, starting in the mid-1800s, caused the figurative honorific of the 1700s to morph into a descriptive epithet.” It's those decades of late 19th- to early 20th-century light that Electric Paris ...

Kim Kardashian West, Mobile Mogul: The Forbes Cover Story - Forbes

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 16:50

Forbes

Kim Kardashian West, Mobile Mogul: The Forbes Cover Story
Forbes
Spending time in San Francisco, either literally or figuratively, means adapting to Silicon Valley's payment model. Rather than take a flat licensing fee, the vast majority of celebrities make money from apps the way you might if you managed to get ...

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Naked and Afraid - The New Yorker

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 16:02

The New Yorker

Naked and Afraid
The New Yorker
And there's a lot of nakedness, both literal and figurative. I hope that there is also a sense of redemption. “Naked and Afraid” is not a great work of art, elevated, or sophisticated. The show is merely a construct, with very abrasive narration, an ...

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This charcoal artist dabbles in figurative creations too - The New Indian Express

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 02:58

This charcoal artist dabbles in figurative creations too
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Born in Chennai and raised in Bengaluru, Aparajita Gopal, a research scholar, worked in New York City for few years, before returning to India to pursue her passion for art. “From my childhood, I was always interested in drawing and painting.

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This charcoal artist dabbles in figurative creations too - The New Indian Express

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 02:57

This charcoal artist dabbles in figurative creations too
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Born in Chennai and raised in Bengaluru, Aparajita Gopal, a research scholar, worked in New York City for few years, before returning to India to pursue her passion for art. “From my childhood, I was always interested in drawing and painting.

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Noah's Ark figuratively re-floated in Kentucky - NewsAhead Agency

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 03:23

Noah's Ark figuratively re-floated in Kentucky
NewsAhead Agency
A fundamentalist Christian organization that believes the world is about 6,000 years old and that Earth was created in six days, opens a Noah's Ark theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, after setbacks of biblical proportions. The centerpiece of Ark ...

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Noah's Ark figuratively re-floated in Kentucky - NewsAhead Agency

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 03:23

Noah's Ark figuratively re-floated in Kentucky
NewsAhead Agency
A fundamentalist Christian organization that believes the world is about 6,000 years old and that Earth was created in six days, opens a Noah's Ark theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, after setbacks of biblical proportions. The centerpiece of Ark ...

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Figurative language has deeper meaning - Poughkeepsie Journal

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 19:11

Poughkeepsie Journal

Figurative language has deeper meaning
Poughkeepsie Journal
We include animals in our language all the time without really considering what some of the phrases really mean. They're called idioms, which are forms of figurative language — expressions whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words.

Figurative language has deeper meaning - Poughkeepsie Journal

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 19:11

Poughkeepsie Journal

Figurative language has deeper meaning
Poughkeepsie Journal
We include animals in our language all the time without really considering what some of the phrases really mean. They're called idioms, which are forms of figurative language — expressions whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words.

Getting introduced - figuratively and literally - to my new favorite author - The Daily Post-Athenian

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:14

Getting introduced - figuratively and literally - to my new favorite author
The Daily Post-Athenian
In the early spring, Judi and I spent a very enjoyable, relaxing week at a place we had never visited. St. George Island lies about 75 miles south of Tallahassee, Fla., and is about 28 miles long by one mile wide. It is bordered on one side by the Gulf ...

How the literal implosion of Baylor's old stadium mirrors the figurative one of the school - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:23

Dallas Morning News (blog)

How the literal implosion of Baylor's old stadium mirrors the figurative one of the school
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Baylor football's old home at Floyd Casey Stadium came tumbling down earlier this month. Perhaps Baylor Nation was better off before its football team outgrew the old digs. (Waco Tribune Herald photo). The final structure at the modest stadium where ...

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UNC, at times figuratively snake-bitten, seeks strong finish at NC State - News & Observer

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:08

News & Observer

UNC, at times figuratively snake-bitten, seeks strong finish at NC State
News & Observer
Now that the venom has subsided, in a literal and figurative sense, Fox and Avent might even share a laugh about it Thursday night, when their teams meet in the first of an important three-game series at N.C. State. The Tar Heels (33-19, 12-15) and the ...

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Palisades' Parks keeps achieving new heights, literally and figuratively - lehighvalleylive.com

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 05:07

lehighvalleylive.com

Palisades' Parks keeps achieving new heights, literally and figuratively
lehighvalleylive.com
It's safe to say that Palisades High School's Alexa Parks has figured this high jump thing out. The junior recorded the third-highest performance in lehighvalleylive region history on Tuesday at 5 feet, 9 inches and won gold at the District 11 Class AA ...

How Cisco's DNA is evolving, literally and figuratively - Firstpost

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 13:32

Firstpost

How Cisco's DNA is evolving, literally and figuratively
Firstpost
Cisco, the maker of networking equipment, wants to shake off that tag. With the launch of its Digital Network Architecture (DNA) platform last quarter, the company wants to take on digitisation tsunami that is disrupting businesses and organisations.

This Week 'Arrow' Dropped A Literal And Figurative Nuke On The Entire DC TV Universe - Forbes

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 19:09

Forbes

This Week 'Arrow' Dropped A Literal And Figurative Nuke On The Entire DC TV Universe
Forbes
It's been nearly three days since this week's episode of Arrow, and I'm now just managing to pick my jaw off the floor and form words again, given what transpired that night. It wasn't just that it was a bad episode, it's that what happened ended up ...

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Planting seeds — literally and figuratively - Rochelle News Leader

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 00:31

Planting seeds — literally and figuratively
Rochelle News Leader
ROCHELLE — A Rochelle Middle School teacher is transforming his dream into reality with a new program that aims to not only link the classroom to the farmers' fields, but also help students network with the local agricultural community. Vic ...

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USADA are taking the piss (literally and figuratively) testing UFC star Claudia Gadelha - SportsJOE

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:36

SportsJOE

USADA are taking the piss (literally and figuratively) testing UFC star Claudia Gadelha
SportsJOE
We sincerely doubt any athlete on the UFC roster has been tested as many times this week as Claudia Gadelha. The number-one women's strawweight contender will get her highly anticipated rematch against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at the TUF 23 Finale on July ...

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Carmel painter Michael Snodgrass melds bold color and a strong figurative style in painting his vision. - Monterey County Weekly

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 22:17

Monterey County Weekly

Carmel painter Michael Snodgrass melds bold color and a strong figurative style in painting his vision.
Monterey County Weekly
They are acerbic, almost hostile. And what's to keep these lone figures from being figurative straw men? After all, critics love and praise things too. Some of the explanations are unnecessary because he's painted enough textual information into the ...

The Figurative and the Abstract - The Indian Express

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 21:31

The Indian Express

The Figurative and the Abstract
The Indian Express
... polls: Unprecedented Hindu consolidation around BJP · Next Kerala CM: Toddy tapper's son who rose through the ranks · Govt clears ordinance to keep states out of NEET ambit this year · Home · lifestyle · art-and-culture; The Figurative and the ...

Apple Granted RTM Certificate for 'Final Cut Pro' & Files for Figurative TM 'Read it on Apple News' - Patently Apple

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 19:19

Patently Apple

Apple Granted RTM Certificate for 'Final Cut Pro' & Files for Figurative TM 'Read it on Apple News'
Patently Apple
Today the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for the figurative version of 'Read it on Apple News' that was originally filed last week. Apple also received a Registered Trademark certificate today for 'Final ...